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slumlord (ˈslʌmˌlɔːd Pronunciation for slumlord



  1. (informal, mainly US & Canadian) an absentee landlord of slum property, esp one who profiteers

Example Sentences Including 'slumlord'

He was shot dead by a local slumlord , who ended up serving only one year in jail because no impartial jury could be found.
Globe and Mail (2003)
This week 40 residents of the hotel filed a " slumlord " action against the building's owners.
Mail and Guardian (2004)


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